Enrique Flores-Galbis is a painter, teacher,
lecturer and novelist.
in Havana, Cuba, 1952. Emigrated to the United States in 1961 at
the age of 9.
Flores-Galbis began his study of painting at New York University
Graduate School under the photo-realist, Adelle Weber. At the Art
Students League of New York, he studied with noted portraitist
Daniel Greene, and then with Raymond Everett Kinstler at the National
Academy of Design.
Flores-Galbis received a Master of Fine Arts Degree from Parsons
School of Design in 1992.
portrait and landscape painter for over twenty-five years, his
work can be found in corporate, university, and private collections
throughout the country. His work has been accepted into the top
annual national juried exhibitions and has been exhibited in numerous
group and one man shows. He has been commissioned to paint the
portraits of diplomats and deans, loved ones, children and graduates,
indoors and outdoors in formal and casual settings, according to
the sensibilities of the patron.
here to see a gallery of his portraits.
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here to see a gallery of his Cuba paintings, landscapes and
has been on the Faculty of the New Jersey Center for Visual Arts
for twenty years and Parsons School of Design for sixteen years
as well as the Morris and Montclair Museums in New Jersey.
Flores-Galbis teaches private landscape painting workshops in the
United States and in Europe. His students have traveled to Vermont,
Paris, Provence, and most recently, Tuscany.
well as teaching painting and drawing technique, he is a lecturer
and “art-explainer.” He is able to make “molehills
out of mountains” to make the understanding of art accessible
and enjoyable to a wide range of types of people. He frequently
gives talks at the Metropolitan and Guggenheim Museums in New York,
and and is currently teaching a lecture course at New Jersey Center
for Visual Arts, in Summit, New Jersey. His lecture courses are
extremely well-received and well-attended.
here for schedule, or to attend.
has recently branched into writing fiction. His first effort “Raining
Sardines,” was published in March, 2007 by Roaring Brook
Press. A second book is under contract and is in the works.